Personal Injury Attorney

Personal injury Claim for Birth Injuries

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/13/2010 - 15:26

The birth of a child is a wondrous and joyous experience for most parents, but sometimes due to error or negligence on the part of one or more of the medical professionals involved, a child can sustain birth injuries that can dramatically affect his or her life.

Medical malpractice refers to negligence on the part of or a medical mistake made by a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other medical staff that leads to personal injury. Many situations can lead to a birth injury causing temporary or life-long problems for both the mother and baby.

Assault and Battery Personal Injury Claim

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/13/2010 - 10:23
Assault and battery are considered intentional torts in personal injury law. This means that they are intentionally inflicted on an individual by another person. In a typical assault and battery case, the offender is sued by the victim to get compensation for injuries and damages that stem from the incident. Legal requirements differ by state but a personal injury complaint for assault can arise even when there is no actual touching or contact that occurred.

Aviation Accident Personal Injury Claims

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/13/2010 - 10:04
Most individuals think that air travel is the safest form of transportation. Flying may be safe but aviation accidents can also occur and can be catastrophic in terms of fatalities and injuries. The causes of aviation accidents significantly vary depending on the problems or circumstances that may arise before, during or after the flight process.

Animal Attack Personal Injury Claims

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/13/2010 - 09:44
Whether it be a dog, a cat, a monkey, a snake, a camel or a horse, being attacked by an animal is definitely traumatic experience. Animal attacks can be prevented if the owners or caretakers exercise proper caution and care which will prevent the occurrence of such ill-fated events.

Intentional Personal Injury Claims

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/06/2010 - 16:33

The intentional personal injury law, specifically called as the intentional tort law, applies when someone willfully causes personal injury to another person. This is within the domain of criminal acts and it can also land in severe punitive measures being imposed on the guilty party. People who become the victims of intentional personal injury are entitled to both monetary compensations and justice served in the form of punitive sentences being slapped on the party that is at fault.

Personal Injury Claims and Sports Injuries

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/06/2010 - 10:18

Sports injuries are covered by the personal injury laws in the US, but in different ways. One thing that you have to remember is that sports carry some amount of risk and hence getting compensation for these injuries, or even proving that someone has caused intentional harm or harm due to negligence, can be very difficult to do.

Personal Injury Claim; Common Mistakes Made When Making A Claim

Submitted by Norman on Fri, 08/06/2010 - 10:12

When you are trying to get compensation for a personal injury that you have suffered, you have to be careful because the authorities are going to look extremely closely into all the facts of the case before they can release any compensation. The following are some of the common mistakes people make when or before they make a personal injury claim.

Personal Injury Claim: Appealing A Decision

Submitted by Norman on Thu, 08/05/2010 - 16:07

If you feel that the outcome of your personal injury claim is unjust, then you have every right to appeal the decision in a higher court.

When you are making an appeal for a personal injury case, or for any case for that matter, you are trying to impress upon your appeals court judges that the law wasn’t interpreted correctly in the first instance. If the judges agree with your lawyer’s arguments that the law wasn’t correctly interpreted before, then you will get the compensation that you are seeking and probably even more.

Can you Make a Personal injury Claim for Food Poisoning?

Submitted by Norman on Tue, 08/03/2010 - 09:01

Food poisoning is a terrible painful affliction, which causes a series of horrible bowel problems which can lead to lost time at work and a great deal of suffering. In cases where this is caused by eating at a restaurant, the restaurant can be held liable in a tort case. Food poisoning is caused by deteriorating food products and the bi-products of the bacteria present in the food.

Compensation In Personal Injury Cases

Submitted by Norman on Tue, 08/03/2010 - 08:49

After you have been seriously injured your first thoughts are generally about recovery. However, you will also be thinking about the financial implications of your injury. How are you going to pay your medical bills? What about the time you have to take off of work? You may rightly be very angry at the individual or company that caused your pain and suffering. What can you do to prevent them from causing other injuries like yours in the future?